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Nylander nets 2, Blackhawks beat Flames 8-4 to snap skid

February 16, 2020

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Alex Nylander had two goals and the Chicago Blackhawks snapped a five-game losing streak with an 8-4 victory over the Calgary Flames on Saturday night.Jonathan Toews, Dominik Kubalik, Alex DeBrincat, Brandon Saad, Patrick Kane...

Fleury gets 60th career shutout, Vegas blanks Islanders 1-0

By W.G. RAMIREZ | February 16, 2020

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury got his 60th career shutout, Reilly Smith scored late in the second period, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the New York Islanders 1-0 on Saturday night.Fleury finished with 19 saves for his fourth shutout this season...

Matthews, Campbell lead Maple Leafs past Senators 4-2

February 16, 2020

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Auston Matthews scored and Jack Campbell made 24 saves for his third win in four games with Toronto, sending the Maple Leafs to a 4-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night.Jake Muzzin, William Nylander and Mitch Marner...

Seguin’s overtime goal gives Stars 4-3 win over Canadiens

February 15, 2020

MONTREAL (AP) — Tyler Seguin scored twice, including the overtime winner, to give the Dallas Stars a comeback 4-3 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night.Mattias Janmark and Blake Comeau scored in regulation for the Stars (34-19-5), who...

Predators top Blues 4-3 on Granlund’s power-play goal

February 15, 2020

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Nashville Predators knew they were going to be in for a hard-fought, physical battle against the defending Stanley Cup Champions. They were ready.Mikael Granlund scored a power-play goal early in the third period after St. Louis...

Jones shuts out Wild, Sharks win 2-0

By BRIAN HALL | February 15, 2020

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Already without Logan Couture and Tomas Hertl, the San Jose Sharks learned they would also be without leading scorer Erik Karlsson and leading goal-scorer Evander Kane. They adjusted by playing a tight game in front of goaltender...

Andre Vasilevskiy stops 30 shots, Lightning beat Flyers 5-3

By ERIK ERLENDSSON | February 15, 2020

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 30 shots and the Tampa Bay Lightning set a franchise record for consecutive home wins in a 5-3 victory against the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday.Alex Killorn, Nikita Kucherov, Brayden Point, Cedric Paquette...

Larsson scores 1st goal in a year, Oilers beat Panthers 4-1

By RICK MENNING | February 15, 2020

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Adam Larsson scored his first goal since last February, Leon Draisaitl added an insurance goal seconds into the third period and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Florida Panthers 4-1 Saturday night.Darnell Nurse and Kailer Yamamoto...

Pastrnak scores 42nd goal; Bruins roll past Detroit, 4-1

By KYLE HIGHTOWER | February 15, 2020

BOSTON (AP) — David Pastrnak scored his 42nd goal of the season Saturday to lead Boston past the Detroit Wings 4-1, giving Bruce Cassidy of the Bruins his 200th victory as an NHL coach.Brad Marchand scored his 25th goal of the season and assisted on...

Karlsson, Meier rally Sharks past Jets 3-2

February 14, 2020

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Melker Karlsson and Timo Meier scored in an 89-second span in the third period to lift the San Jose Sharks to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night.Marcus Sorensen also scored for the Sharks, who are 4-3-0 in...

Zucker’s two goals help Penguins beat Canadiens 4-1

By DAN SCIFO | February 14, 2020

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Penguins forward Jason Zucker is settling in nicely after two games with his new team.Zucker scored his first two goals with the Penguins during a 4-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night.“To me, it was about the win,”...

Georgiev logs 36 saves as Rangers beat Blue Jackets 3-1

By MITCH STACY | February 14, 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Chris Kreider scored the go-ahead goal in the third period, Alexandar Georgiev had 36 saves and the New York Rangers topped the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 on Friday night.Kreider scored on a wrist shot from the slot with 3:12 left...